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How to change a negative mindset into a positive one

- April 30, 2024 3 MIN READ

[TRIGGER WARNING] This article discusses suicide and suicidal ideation, and some people might find it disturbing. If you or someone you know is suicidal, help is available. Contact Lifeline’s  24 hour call service on  13 11 14. It’s hard to believe that I was at the lowest point of my life only ten years ago.… Read more »

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Six ways to make mental health your priority

- March 15, 2024 3 MIN READ

  Running a business is no small feat, it’s thrilling at times and undeniably stress-inducing at others.  We’ve all been there—when stress is overwhelming and mental exhaustion sets in, it makes running the business even harder and leaves way too much room for slip-ups, writes wellness expert Vesna Hrsto. So, isn’t it time to try… Read more »


Tackling Addiction and Mental Health: A Holistic Approach for Business Leaders

- October 18, 2023 3 MIN READ

In today’s rapidly moving business world, it’s crucial for business leaders to prioritise their employees’ mental health and well-being. This includes offering support for those who may be struggling with addiction and other mental health conditions. And when employees need to take time away from work to undergo treatment, a smooth return to work is… Read more »

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Four business leaders share their insights on improving men’s mental health and challenging stigmas

- October 17, 2023 5 MIN READ

  It’s mental health awareness month and in today’s world, the pressures of living coupled with soaring costs and relentless inflation have surpassed even the stresses of the pandemic on Australia’s psyche. However, beneath this societal strain lies a more sombre reality, the escalating crisis of men’s mental health. As suicide rates increase, with men… Read more »

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Empowering men to start life changing mental health conversations at work

- September 14, 2023 3 MIN READ

In today’s demanding world, rising costs of living and inflation are having a significant impact on Australia’s mental health, overtaking COVID-19 as the main life stressor, writes Thomas Fu, Founder and Executive Director, Motor Culture Australia. However, men’s mental health has also taken a hit, with suicide rates on the rise due to increased economic… Read more »

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From stress to success: 3 tips to enhance the mental health of small business owners

- July 12, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Small businesses that survived the turbulence of recent years – natural disasters, a pandemic and now rising interest rates and a potential recession – are likely to have concluded that ‘business as usual’ looks very different to what it used to, writes Helen Lea, Chief Employee Experience Officer, MYOB. Those feeling stressed, anxious and… Read more »


How to look after your team: Look after yourself first

- July 12, 2023 4 MIN READ

  How a business leader treats themself is a compelling reflection of their values, integrity and capacity to inspire and motivate others, explains change-maker and learning and development specialist, Ella Zhang, author of Upgrade: How to outperform your default self to gain your superpowers. By paying attention to your self-care, you can demonstrate an understanding… Read more »